Human Rights: Tutu the Color-Blind

Tutu the Color-Blind

Desmond Tutu, the Anglican Archbishop of Cape Town, has traveled the world denouncing apartheid, South Africa's system of official discrimination against blacks. But last week the black clergyman took aim at a different target: human rights abuses in black-ruled African countries. "It is sad that South Africa is noted for its vicious violations of human rights," Tutu told a Nairobi press conference at a meeting of the All Africa Conference of Churches. "But it is also very sad to note that there is less freedom in some independent African countries than there was in the much maligned colonial period." Tutu named...